The latest economic analysis by the Economic & Trade Policy Team at the British Embassy in Tokyo covers Abe’s renewed growth strategy, the current state of the economy, and what these developments mean for UK exporters.
Over 700 participants attended the American Chamber of Commerce's Women in Business Summit 2015. U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended to review the progress of womenomics over the past year.
The Japanese electricity market is due to undergo some heavy reforms, with Japan still searching for the most viable answers to some difficult questions. In April 2016, the retail sale of electricity will be fully liberalised in Japan, and will open to new entrants. This will no doubt offer some exciting opportunities for British companies to really make a footprint on Japan’s energy market.
E-Commerce platforms are an excellent and relatively low-risk way to reach millions of consumers online. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) in Japan have identified two key partners to help British companies get their products into the marketplace. Read on for more information.